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Monday, August 21, 2006

Lambert Beauduin OSB

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Don't let the kindly face of this old monk deceive you. He was second only to Annibale Bugnini in his influence of the modern Catholic liturgy.

I have his biography (over 1000 pages). Every mistake modern liturgists now make was suggested by him prior to the Second World War. Posted by Picasa

Confusion

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The Monastic Community of Bose in Italy can't remember which religion they belong to. Posted by Picasa

Progressive Catholic newspaper in Austria

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How Benedict XVI would like to make him forgotten!

Not true but always a convenient myth for progressives and apostates from the Church to say how reactionary the present Pope is. This gives them an excuse for all sorts of misbehaviour and disrespect. Posted by Picasa

German catastrophe

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Percentage participation at Sunday Mass. Note the small but significant downward slide immediately after the Council.






Funerals

Baptisms


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Departures


At the bottom
Returns (boosted by repentant sinners after the peak of departures in the early 1990s)

Conversions



See also Decline

An abbey returns

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to its former glory.